Canada Mining News

Miners operating in Colombia accused of forcing people out of their land

According to Forjando Futuros foundation, the forced displacement was ordered by the companies but executed by either the National Army or the guerrilla.

Delrey expands portfolio with BC vanadium properties

The Star and Porcher vanadium properties cover a combined 67.4 sq. km in northwest B.C., near the small logging community of Oona River on Porcher Island.

Condor Gold shares jump on Nicaragua concession licence

Nicaragua’s Ministry of Energy and Mines granted the company the Las Cruces concession, expanding its La India project package by 45% to 455.6 km2.

Maritime Resources starts drilling in Newfoundland and Labrador

The area the Vancouver-based miner is drilling is located some 10 kilometres from the past producing Hammerdown gold mine.

Osisko Metals releases Pine Point inferred pit resource

Next year Osisko plans to test the brownfield mineral potential along the entire 65-km Pine Point trend.

International Lithium estimates 25-year mine life at Mariana JV with new study

The project, located in Salta, Argentina, could produce 10,000 tonnes lithium carbonate equivalent per year over a 25 year mine life.

Government rejects Sierra Metals’ tailings EIA for Yauricocha expansion

Sierra Metals has 15 business days to provide a re-evaluation to the authorities to initiate a review process.

McEwen Mining making plans $20m exploration on Timmins properties

The company will offer approximately 6.0 million flow-through shares priced at $3.02 each.

South Arturo JV to expand production in late 2019

Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, Ont., has provided an update on development at the South Arturo joint venture in the Carlin Trend.

Wesdome extends Eagle River zone 7 at depth

Drifting and drilling the 7 zone at the Eagle River mine has resulted in longer than average strike lengths and extended the zone at depth.

Vancouver miner allowed to explore gold property in Manitoba – with conditions

Alto Ventures' exploration permit was issued with a requirement that a heritage resource impact assessment is completed before work begins.

Atlantic offers resource extension drill results for three projects

Atlantic Gold Corp. has updated the results for its most recent resource extension drilling at its three gold projects near Halifax.

Troilus Gold builds strategic land position in Quebec

Troilus acquired the new land it is calling Troilus North from Emgold Mining Corp. for 3.75 million of its common shares and $250,000 in cash.

Vale, Glencore team up to explore near Sudbury

A joint approach could allow for resources to be unlocked that would likely not otherwise be productive - Ricus Grimbeek, COO, Vale’s North Atlantic Operations and Asian Refineries

Mason updates economics in Lac Gueret FS

At 17.9% graphitic carbon, the Lac Gueret deposit is likely one of the highest grade graphite deposits in the world.

Paulson wins support for replacing only 3 Detour Gold directors

For substantive change to take hold at the company, long-term directors who have presided over value destruction and overseen technical failures of prior mine plans need to be replaced.

Lucapa kicks off commercial production at Mothae diamond mine

The operation will add to the Perth-based company annual output, until now on depending on just one mine —  Lulo, in Angola.

Altamira expands land position in Brazil

The Vancouver-based miner submitted an application to expand to 300,000 hectares its land position at the Firminho project.

Vancouver miner buys cobalt-vanadium-uranium project in Saskatchewan

Searchlight Resources wants to take advantage of the increased interest in battery technology.

Drill results from Spanish Mountain cut more good grades in pit area

The selective program targeted the high grade, near surface first zone, and the results did not disappoint.

E3 Metals technology improves concentration and recovery

E3 says its extraction process is better than existing methods.

Taseko to buy out Yellowhead Mining

Yellowhead is the owner of the Harper Creek copper-gold-silver project about 90 km from Kamloops, British Columbia.

Teck chooses Sumitomo to develop Chilean copper project in $1.2B deal

Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo Corp. will pay $800 million earn-in contribution and $400 million matching contribution for a third of Teck's 90% interest in Quebrada Blanca mine.

Klondike Gold reports results from drilling campaign at Yukon project

The results have prompted a plan to continue exploration to affirm multiple local sources of bedrock gold mineralization.

MGX Minerals reports high grade gold discovery at Fran Gold Project, British Columbia

MGX Minerals is a diversified Canadian resource and technology company with interests in global advanced material, energy and water assets.